Musee Honme (Palais Royal), Porto-Novo

#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Benin
Castle · Tourist Spot
Musee Honme (Palais Royal) houses an immense collection of well-preserved historical artifacts that tell the story of the country's royal families. Walk around the rooms with both permanent and temporary exhibits, and peruse a variety of items, including furniture, musical instruments, photographs of the royals, and objects used in religious and traditional rituals. Walk through authentically furnished rooms, such as the queen's, the bathrooms, and the ballroom where grand parties were held. Arrange your visit to Musee Honme (Palais Royal) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Porto-Novo using our Porto-Novo online trip builder.
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  • Interesting content in term of history. Not much to see. Unfortunately, the guide was selfish, unable to interact and really ruined the visit.  more »
  • Do not expect much of this building. The guide, though, who does speak fluent English, will show you around, and his stories are quite amazing, You get to see some old photos of the 112 queens who...  more »
  • Fantastic piece of architecture one that is simply breathtaking for the old mosque but the new mosque retains new architecture design but the old mosque showed the seeing characteristics of old civilization gone although there is a folk story about the mosque where locals say a huge amount of gold was hidden somewhere and can only be found by someone with a true heart of gold an adventure for those who feel the need to just be careful as locals can be very touchy when it comes to foreigners touching the building
  • Be good place!

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